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Family Adventure Snowshoe: Crawford Notch

Date and Time

Friday, February 14, 2020 5:30PM - Sunday, February 16, 2020 3:00PM

Location

AMC Highland Center,
New Hampshire, White Mountains,
NH

Registration

Registration is required for this activity.




(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)

Overview

This adventure is designed for families in search of a fun winter experience. Our trip begins with an orientation session and overnight at AMC's Highland Center at Crawford Notch. On the first full day of the program, we'll spend it outdoors learning how to use snowshoes and then hiking up Mt. Willard for a classic, Crawford Notch winter adventure. We'll return for lunch and an afternoon of kid-friendly activities and dinner. After dinner we'll enjoy a winter evening outdoors around a campfire. On day three we strap on our snowshoes and trek to nearby frozen waterfall, while looking for and identifying animal tracks. The terrain is beginner to moderate and the pace will be comfortable with plenty of time to explore and learn. Program Highlights: Snowshoe clinic and hiking Snowshelter building Campfire & s'mores Fun, kid friendly activities throughout Animal tracking and natural history on the trail Winter dark sky observation Group experience with other families

AMC Trip Policy

Cost*

Starting at:

Adult: $299 member / $335 non-member
Youth: $199 member / $223 non-member
Child: $129 member / $141 non-member
*All meals dinner on the first night to lunch on the last day; Two nights lodging at the AMC Highland Center, rates vary depending on room needs; Instruction and leadership by AMC Outdoor Guides Free use of equipment from the LL Bean Gear Room at Highland Center Lodge.

Past participants say...

"The guides are great, the hikes are fun, the activities are amazing; overall the experience is something worthwhile!" Participant, winter 2016 "A great opportunity to experience an outdoor adventure with great guides. The guides were excellent; patient, friendly, knowledgeable. Climbing Mt. Willard in decent weather was beautiful. Loved building the snow shelter….weather conditions were extreme!" Participant, winter 2015

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Activities

Instruction (Skills)
Snowshoeing
Social Events
Naturalist

Offered By

AMC Staff

Status

Open

Nearby AMC Destination

Highland Center at Crawford Notch

Difficulty

Moderate

Audience

Families


Contact



(best time to call: 9am - 5pm, Monday - Saturday)


Contact


AMC Guides are passionate about the outdoors and have the skills necessary to ensure safe adventures. Certified in wilderness medicine, with focused training in outdoor leadership and risk management, guides provide individual attention while reaching group goals. They possess local natural and cultural history knowledge and solid backcountry skills, and they follow well-planned itineraries. As lifelong learners, AMC guides create the connections and moments that become lasting memories.